Tag graphic design

eBooks: A Designer’s Perspective

eBooks have become a major force in the publishing industry. This one-day seminar will explore the lay of the land—competing formats and standards, reading devices, eBook retail outlets—and introduce participants to the tools and techniques available for designing and producing ePub and .mobi (Kindle) files.

Advanced Typography: A Typographic Logo

Students in my Advanced Typography class have been imagining a new typographic logo for the University of Alabama Press.

TDC 65th Anniversary Celebration

Carol Wahler, TDC Executive Director, will present a look back over the 65 years history of the leading international typographic organization.

Alex W. White’s GD1 Exercise No.1 in 11th floor cases

  Alex W. White reports These are a few samples of the work my GD1 students produced in their first exercise. The assignment had two parts: abstracting a relatively ordinary, representational black and white image using materials that related to or furthered the meaning of the subject of the image. The second part was to […]

Traveling the world in my online class

This is my first semester teaching Process and Skills online. I have taught this class on campus for over three years. It has been challenging but interesting to rethink my course in this new context. One very exciting aspect of my online class is the diversity of locations of the students and how it impacts […]


Edward Tufte will give a one-day course on information design for faculty and students only on 3 separate days in New York City. The one-day course will be offered on these days: Friday March 4 Sunday March 6 Monday March 7 Edward Tufte will teach the entire course and each attendee receives copies of all […]

Parsons AAS Graphic Design Information Session on Nov. 15

Are you interested in studying Graphic Design? Are you ready to take the next steps in your professional career? Find out how you can do this and learn more about the Parsons AAS Graphic Design program at our Information Session! There will be presentations on the program curriculum, a panel discussion with current students and […]

Ed Nacional’s (GD ’10) published in this Sunday New York Times

Since graduating Ed Nacional has shown that it doesn’t take long to crank out some amazing work in the professional world. This past Sunday his illustration was featured on the opening page of the Week in Review section of the New York Times. Aside from his consistent work at the Times Ed’s personal projects are […]

Typophile Film Festival 5 Opening Titles

Question: Is it wrong of me to both love and hate a great piece of design? I mean, I’m a good person (I call my Mom regularly) and a pretty damn good designer (trained by Parsons finest, AAS ’07 ), but I gotta say when I see some design work that rocks, I hate it. […]

A really nice thank you note from Lauren Ruggeri (GD ’09)

Last fall I was given the opportunity of a lifetime. Angela Hederman the Editor at The Little Bookroom trusted me with the design of her upcoming guidebook Markets of New York City. I accepted graciously but was scared out of my mind. Just one year prior I was sitting at orientation at Parsons not sure […]